If It’s Too Cold for You, It’s Too Cold for Your Pets; Limiting Exposure Outside

Staff with Homeward Animal Shelter say animals are just as prone to frostbite and hypothermia as humans

FARGO, N.D. — If you have a furry friend, keeping them inside as much as possible over the next few days is in both of your best interests. Staff with Homeward Animal Shelter say animals are just as prone to frostbite and hypothermia as humans. If you are used to taking your pets for a walk, or a few, this…

Protecting the Wear and Tear on Your Car From Low Temperatures

recommendations from experts include using a block heater, putting more air in tires, keeping up on maintenance

FARGO, N.D. — It’s not just ourselves, kids and pets we need to take care of in the cold. Just because your vehicle starts up when now doesn’t mean it will as temperatures continue to drop this week. It’s the very reason Fix It Forward owner Matt Carlson says more drivers should be checking their car batteries this week when…

Salvation Army Offers Shelter For Those Escaping the Cold this Week

The chapel will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army is opening up its chapel to anyone who needs some shelter from the cold this week. The chapel will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Major Jerry O’Neil says the Salvation Army always tries to be available for those who need some help within our community. The non-profit also serves breakfast from 8-9…

Families Embrace the Chilly Temperatures at 4th Annual Frostival

Some activities were canceled or moved indoors

In the four years Frostival has come to the metro, organizers say this year is by far the coldest. “I was hoping for like 15 degrees outside so we could do some outdoor dance. We were supposed to do that this morning. But with the cold weather, it’s just too cold to bundle up and have to try to move…

Some Frostival Events Canceled, Moved Indoors Because of Cold

Attendees can check the Frostival website for updates

FARGO, N.D. — Frostival kicks off this evening, but there are some events that are canceled or have moved indoors because of the cold. The opening kickoff will still happen, but s’mores roasting and carriage rides are canceled. The cocoa cook–off has moved indoors. Tomorrow’s kickball tournament, dog sled races and human curling are canceled. Snowga,the Frosty Cup Competition, and Just…

Below Zero Temps Inspire People to Get Active Inside

The Fargo Park District had open gym at Fargo North and open swim at Fargo South

FARGO, N.D. — Some extremely frigid temperatures over the weekend are forcing people to stay out of the cold. But KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how families in the area are managing to avoid getting cabin fever. The one thing Fargo seems to be lacking this year from its winter forecast is just the right amount of snow for snowmobilers to…

Blizzard Like Conditions Rough Roads: How Fargo and Moorhead are Handling Clean up

But crews are hard at work clearing the perimeter around the cities, main streets, primary and secondary roads

FARGO, N.D. — With strong winds moving around last week’s snow fall, it isn’t easy to get the roads in better driving condition. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins tells us how Fargo and Moorhead are handing clean up. “It’s kind of business as usual we’re plowing. Some areas are blown clean and don’t really need much attention and others look like…

Postal Workers and First Responders Brave the Cold While Working Through the Storm

They say getting around should get better in the coming days

FARGO, N.D. — Lots of people had to work through the storm and are still working through the cold. Postal carriers deliver mail in rain, sleet or snow, as the saying goes, and they were certainly out there during the blizzard and are braving the cold today. While they weren’t able to make all the deliveries they would on a normal…

Will the Weather Ruin Halloween Fun? Staying Warm While Trick or Treating

Dressing for Halloween can be difficult if temperatures drop for October 31st

FARGO, N.D. — Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year for kids but will cold temperatures ruin the fun? KVRR’s Jessie Cohen learned some creative ideas families and Halloween store staff have come up with so they can still trick–or–treat door to door. October 31st is about the creeps, the costumes and of course, the candy….

Spring 2018: What Does the Weather Mean for Agriculture?

Looking Ahead to the Planting Season

You wouldn’t know it by looking outside, but spring begins today. For farmers, the start of spring means planting season is right around the corner. And Mother Nature can make or break a farmer’s  yield, depending on what she throws at us in the next few months. This winter was marked with several Arctic outbreaks. “People probably remember these extreme…